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    Drawing of nephron (kidney) for health science students

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    Draw the nephron and:

    a. Name its parts
    b. Point to the site of ultrafiltration
    c. Point to the site countercurrent mechanism
    d. Point to the part that has the highest osmolarity
    e. Point to the site where rennin secreted
    f. Point to the site of action for aldosterone
    g. Point the site where vasopressin causes aquaporin to be expressed
    h. Point to the site where reabsorption is highest (including glucose)

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